Tourist operations supervisor - Salary and Career
Technicians in tourism services and event organization

Tourist operations supervisor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They assemble and sell packages of tourist products and services and organize social, cultural and technical-scientific events, among others. They hire services, plan events, promote and book tourism products and services, and coordinate the holding of events. They participate in various events, ceremonies and ceremonies promoted by public bodies (city halls, governments, autarchies and public bodies), private organizations and companies. They prepare, elaborate event scripts, accompany authorities and/or personalities.

How much does an Tourist operations supervisor earn

A Tourist operations supervisor earns between $1.223 and $4.110 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.950 and a median salary of $1.685 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 4.201 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Tourist operations supervisor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.950 23.398 487 9
1º Quartile 1.223 14.673 306 6
Median Salary 1.685 20.220 421 8
3º Quartile 3.135 37.617 784 15
Higher Salary 4.110 49.324 1.028 19


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • middle level technicians in business operations
        • technicians in tourism services and event organization

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Main workplaces

Technicians in tourism services and event organization they work in tourism companies, travel agencies, accommodation services, cultural services, event organizers, among others, as employees, with a formal contract or as self-employed workers and even as employers. They are organized in a work team, work under supervision, in a closed environment.


What does it take to work in the field of Technicians in tourism services and event organization

The exercise of these occupations requires at least complete secondary education plus short-term professional qualification courses. Currently in the job market there is a large number of professionals with higher education, with technological graduation, in the exercise of these occupations. Fluency in foreign languages is desirable. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience.


Functions and activities of Tourist operations supervisor

Technicians in tourism services and event organization must:

  • build tour packages;
  • plan events;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • organizar eventos;
  • organize solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • promote tourist services;
  • assembling tourism packages;
  • planning events;
  • assembling tour packages;
  • building tour packages;
  • assist in planning tourism activities;
  • sell tourist services;
  • book tourist services;
  • organize events;
  • communicate;
  • organize acts and solemn sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • coordinate event realization;
  • organizing solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • hire service providers;
  • coordinate events;

  • Activities

    • select companies providing event support services;
    • provide technical guidance;
    • elaborate the table plan;
    • develop schedule;
    • identifying tourist attractions for the development of tourist packages;
    • guidance on appropriate dress;
    • issue tickets;
    • elaborate nominates;
    • provide consultancy;
    • check the quality of the service provided;
    • disclose products and services;
    • prepare the event script;
    • perform accountability;
    • search for sponsorships and support;
    • demonstrate verbal fluency;
    • perform surveys;
    • identify customer/authority needs;
    • hire event support services;
    • organize social activities for event participants and their companions;
    • participate in workshops and technical meetings;
    • sell custom itineraries;
    • sell tour packages and excursions;
    • hire transport services;
    • track goal plans;
    • demonstrate acting ability ( physique de role);
    • select event support service providers;
    • manage mail;
    • elaborate guest list;
    • participate in training for the sale of tourist packages;
    • coordinate the assembly of the event infrastructure;
    • supervise compliance with the script;
    • set visual schedule;
    • release payment order for the service provided;
    • rent cars;
    • ensure compliance with protocol rules;
    • coordinate suppliers;
    • set tariffs;
    • assist in preparing the ceremonial and/or scripts;
    • coordinate event disassembly;
    • develop promotional material;
    • sell air, waterway and land tickets;
    • developing personalized and group itineraries;
    • analyze event characteristics;
    • transmit security and trust;
    • demonstrate acting ability (role physique);
    • create schedule;
    • sell accommodation;
    • demonstrate ability to resolve unforeseen situations;
    • receive authorities;
    • calculate package cost;
    • prepare ceremonial and/or script;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • provide assistance with embarkation or disembarkation;
    • write documents;
    • setting tour package schedules and activities;
    • applying laws, norms and protocol principles;
    • check customer satisfaction (after sales);
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • assist in organizing information and data for tourism;
    • scaling event layout;
    • set event location, date and time;
    • sell travel insurance and assistance;
    • sell options;
    • create budget;
    • preparing invitations;
    • provide advice;
    • hire tour guides;
    • define master of ceremonies;
    • contacting tourist and support service providers;
    • collect primary and secondary data for tourism research projects;
    • develop travel itinerary for authority and entourage;
    • propose event location and date;
    • survey human, material and financial resource needs;
    • serve participants, guests, press, authorities and exhibitors;
    • performing previous assessment visits of tourist services;
    • prepare documents for formalization of contracts;
    • organize data to assess economic, social, cultural and environmental impact on tourist sites;
    • coordinate executive teams (reception teams);
    • hire master of ceremonies;
    • report;
    • register attendee;
    • control budget;
    • forward a list of clients to the contracted service providers;
    • contact providers of tourist and support services;
    • suggest market niches;
    • perform technical visit;
    • arrange service reservation;
    • demonstrate persuasion;
    • intermediate interests;
    • issue vouchers;
    • hire inbound service providers;
    • subsidize technical and economic feasibility analyzes of tourist products;
    • control booking deadlines;
    • performing prior assessment visits of tourist services;
    • prospecting authority agenda;
    • hire artistic and cultural attractions;
    • schedule prepayment for special dates;
    • capture target audience registration;
    • define tour package schedules and activities;
    • validate protocol aspects of communication;
    • hire hosting;
    • participate in forerunner mission;
    • forward a list of authorities and members of the delegation to the contracted services;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • search for sponsorship and support;
    • building goal plans;
    • participate in tourist product familiarization trips;
    • advise client and/or authority on travel documentation;


    Sectors that hire Tourist operations supervisor the most in the job market

    • travel agencies
    • hotels
    • temporary labor lease
    • tour operators
    • building condominiums
    • booking services and other tourism services
    • intermediation activities and agency services and business in general
    • restaurants and similar
    • other recreation and leisure activities
    • combined office and administrative support services




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